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Study: Marijuana users 3 times more likely to die from high... - WPLG - Local 10

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:48

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Study: Marijuana users 3 times more likely to die from high... - WPLG
Local 10
A new study found marijuana smokers were three times more likely to die from high blood pressure than those who do not use the drug.

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Arkansas Has Received Zero Applications to Grow or Dispense Medical Cannabis - Leafly

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:35

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Arkansas Has Received Zero Applications to Grow or Dispense Medical Cannabis
Leafly
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin told The Associated Press Friday morning that the agency had received no applications to grow and distribute medical marijuana. “We are not concerned, as we understand the ...
No Applications to Grow, Dispense Arkansas Medical MarijuanaU.S. News & World Report

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Is a looming US crackdown opening the way for Canadian cannabis companies? - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 06:42

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Is a looming US crackdown opening the way for Canadian cannabis companies?
Globalnews.ca
A return to harsh enforcement of U.S. federal marijuana laws creates a market opportunity for Canada's cannabis companies, a Canadian pot entrepreneur argues. Recreational marijuana has become legal in more and more U.S. states – four states currently ...

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Cannabis producer wants to set up in Clarenville - The Packet

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 05:36

The Packet

Cannabis producer wants to set up in Clarenville
The Packet
CLARENVILLE, N.L. — There appears to a budding market for a new type of business in Clarenville. Advertisement. It's so new, in fact, there are currently no development regulations for a proposed “medical cannabis production facility” among the town's ...

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Whiting just says no to cannabis sales - Taft Midway Driller

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 23:14

Taft Midway Driller

Whiting just says no to cannabis sales
Taft Midway Driller
Taft Chief of Police Ed Whiting added his voice to the opposition to retail cannabis sales in Taft. He's not going to allow retail marijuana as long as as he's in charge. “Up until March 1 when I retire, there is no way I am going to sign off on a ...

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Should marijuana be legalised? - The Hindu

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 18:37

The Hindu

Should marijuana be legalised?
The Hindu
In the Indian context, marijuana is mostly considered as being of recreational use, but it is not just that. Recreational use is probably true for not more than 5%; for the rest, it has medicinal purposes. The cannabis plant has tremendous amount of ...
What are the California laws on recreational marijuana?ABC10
Organic cannabis growers solve the problem of poisonous pot with compostQuartz

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Marketing pot: hip company Tokyo Smoke brings 'lifestyle' branding ... - Ottawa Citizen

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 16:28

Ottawa Citizen

Marketing pot: hip company Tokyo Smoke brings 'lifestyle' branding ...
Ottawa Citizen
Tokyo Smoke, which sells cannabis accessories, coffee and clothing, has teamed up with Aphria, one of Canada's largest medical marijuana growers, to sell ...

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California Auditor Accuses Sheriff of Misusing Cannabis Fees to Fund Raids - Leafly

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:11

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California Auditor Accuses Sheriff of Misusing Cannabis Fees to Fund Raids
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Clint Snyder, assistant executive officer of the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, speaks about environmental damage from illegal marijuana farms in a Northern California County at the Calaveras County Sheriff's office. Snyder is ...

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Nevada Regulators Could Scrap Home Cannabis Delivery - Leafly

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:49

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Nevada Regulators Could Scrap Home Cannabis Delivery
Leafly
As the Las Vegas Sun's Chris Kudialis reports, the first and only draft of Nevada's coming cannabis regulations eliminates the current provision, which OKs home delivery and enables delivery drivers to carry up to 10 ounces of cannabis. State ...

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5 lessons that changed my perspective on cannabis - Straight.com

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:32

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5 lessons that changed my perspective on cannabis
Straight.com
Did you know your body makes its own version of cannabis? Cannabinoids are the complex active compounds in cannabis that mimic naturally occurring compounds produced by your body, in your endocannabinoid system (ECS). We didn't learn about the ...

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A new study claims marijuana is tied to a threefold risk of dying from high blood pressure — but there's a catch - Business Insider

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 07:08

Business Insider

A new study claims marijuana is tied to a threefold risk of dying from high blood pressure — but there's a catch
Business Insider
Charles Pollack, who directs the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and was not involved with the new study, told LiveScience that there were many strains of marijuana "with no quality standards," and that was "making it tough to ...
Marijuana use increases risk of death by high blood pressure: studyThe Globe and Mail
Study on Marijuana and Heart Health Stirs DebateHealthline
Marijuana 'may be worse than cigarettes for cardiovascular health'Medical News Today
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Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here's Why - Live Science

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 05:50

Live Science

Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here's Why
Live Science
Marijuana's popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys. The increase in popularity, along with more permissive attitudes toward marijuana use ...

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MLHU facing backlash following claims fentanyl has been found in marijuana - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 05:04

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MLHU facing backlash following claims fentanyl has been found in marijuana
Globalnews.ca
“From a financial standpoint, it makes no sense for dealers or suppliers to actually put fentanyl, which is a high profit margin drug, into cannabis, which is a low profit margin drug. From a pharmacological standpoint it is actually very hard to get ...

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South Africa at cannabis crossroads - New Vision

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 23:41

New Vision

South Africa at cannabis crossroads
New Vision
PIC: South African Gerd Hermann, affected by Multiple Sclerosis and who manufactures concentrated cannabis oil, shows his marijuana plants from which he produces oil at his home in Johannesburg. (AFP) HEALTH For one South African mother, cannabis ...

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After 2015 legalization, Texans may be able to buy medical cannabis oil by January - Texas Tribune

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:04

Texas Tribune

After 2015 legalization, Texans may be able to buy medical cannabis oil by January
Texas Tribune
Three dispensaries expect to get final approval from Texas soon to start growing and cultivating marijuana. It'll take another several months before they can begin distributing the kind of cannabis oil that lawmakers legalized in 2015. by Alex Samuels Aug.

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Australian Report Assesses Diversion for Cannabis Offenses - Leafly

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 17:43

Leafly

Australian Report Assesses Diversion for Cannabis Offenses
Leafly
Have you ever been cautioned or warned for a minor cannabis possession instead of being hauled into court on a formal charge? Chances are that both you and society are better off for it, at least according to a new report from the Australian National ...

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How Are White Tips Formed on Cannabis Buds? - Leafly

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:30

Leafly

How Are White Tips Formed on Cannabis Buds?
Leafly
When Washington state cannabis producer Vashon Velvet's Susan Gress began using LED lights to grow cannabis, she noticed that white tips began sporadically appearing in her garden. Confused, Gress had a few visitors come to the property and take a ...

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Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Lawsuit Over Medical Marijuana on Campus - Leafly

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:49

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Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Lawsuit Over Medical Marijuana on Campus
Leafly
Plaintiff Andre Maestas, a medical marijuana patient, filed a lawsuit after being arrested on the Arizona State University campus for possessing doctor-recommended cannabis. His lawyer argues that the state had no legal authority to criminalize on ...

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